Lost Password?

A password will be emailed to you. You will be able to change your password and other profile details once you have logged in.

Why do Americans continue to support such stupid drug laws? Why keep banning things if it doesn’t work?

Why do Americans continue to support such stupid drug laws? Why keep banning things if it doesn’t work?

The U.S. currently has a federal ban on marijuana (marijuana is one of Mexican cartels’ #1 revenue generators as an illegal narcotic). Ironically, marijuana is easier to get than alcohol for high school students. NOW, some states are banning FAKE pot (which is also not working). Wouldn’t it be simpler to just legalize, regulate and tax marijuana just like alcohol. I mean didn’t alcohol prohibition fail just as badly as marijuana prohibition is currently failing?

Bans on fake pot do little to deter business

Until a year ago, products such as K2 were virtually unknown in the United States. Clemson University chemistry professor John Huffman developed the compounds in 1995 while researching the effect of cannabinoids, the active compounds found in marijuana………………….Yet Huffman has little faith that the bans designed to combat the problem will deter manufacturers or consumers.

“It’s not going to be effective,” he said. “Is the ban on marijuana effective?”

40-Year War On Drugs Hasn’t Worked, Policy Chief Says

The “War on Drugs” in the United States has cost $1 trillion over four decades to virtually no effect, and even the nation’s drug czar says the strategy is a failure, according to an investigation by The Associated Press published Thursday.

“In the grand scheme, it has not been successful,” drug czar Gil Kerlikowske told the AP. “Forty years later, the concern about drugs and drug problems is, if anything, magnified,

Marijuana: Mexico is the number one foreign supplier of marijuana abused in the United States. In fact, according to a 2008 inter-agency report, marijuana is the top revenue generator for Mexican DTOs—a cash crop that finances corruption and the carnage of violence year after year. The profits derived from marijuana trafficking—an industry with minimal overhead costs, controlled entirely by the traffickers—are used not only to finance other drug enterprises by Mexico’s poly-drug cartels, but also to pay recurring “business” expenses, purchase weapons, and bribe corrupt officials. Though the GOM has a robust eradication program, many of the military personnel traditionally assigned to eradicate marijuana and opium poppy have recently been diverted to the offensive against

Like this? Share it.

Related Posts